The Sam Yot Station is a prominent station located on the MRT Blue Line, one of the major mass rapid transit lines in Bangkok, Thailand. Officially opened to the public in July 2019, it is part of the MRT's expansion project known as the Blue Line Extension. The station is located in the Samphanthawong district, specifically in the area of Sam Yot, which provides the station its name.
Sam Yot Station features a unique architectural design that sets it apart from other stations. Its exterior design is inspired by Chinese architecture, reflecting the historical and cultural significance of the surrounding area, which is home to one of Bangkok's oldest and largest Chinatowns. The station's interior also showcases a blend of modern amenities and traditional aesthetics, providing a visually appealing environment for commuters.
Being situated in a culturally rich neighborhood, the station serves as an essential gateway to numerous attractions in the vicinity. These include the famous Yaowarat Road, renowned for its vibrant street food scene, the Golden Buddha Temple (Wat Traimit), and the bustling Sampeng Market. Therefore, beyond its role as a transportation hub, Sam Yot Station also plays a crucial part in promoting local tourism and facilitating access to key cultural and commercial sites in Bangkok.